Where is Carrigaholt, County Clare?
Carrigaholt is a destination point on the Wild Atlantic Way on the Loop Head Peninsula - Winner of the Irish Times Best Place to Holiday in Ireland Competition!
Follow the road signs to Kilkee. Take the R487 from Kilkee and follow the road signs for Dolphinwatch and Carrigaholt (R488), 10 kms. south of Kilkee.
Please note: There are no petrol stations open west of Kilrush on Sundays! Fuel up in Kilrush.
If you are relying on public transport, you should stay in our area for at least one night, as the buses are not that frequent...
The nearest bus route is to Kilkee. Bus timetables can be viewed on www.buseireann.ie. No buses go to Carrigaholt, but you can get a taxi or rent a bike. See www.transportforireland.ie for information on how to get here using public transport (enter ‘Carrigaholt’ as your destination).
Taxi phone numbers:
Emerald Irish Tours Taxi, Bespoke Tours - 0879602047
Kenny's Cabs - 0862687987
Jimmy Cabs - 0876857752
Atlantic View Cabs - 0863421515
Bike rentals in Kilkee:
Nevsail Water Sports - 086-3308236
William's Hardware & Bike Rentals - 065-9056041
Approximate Driving Times:
Limerick 1 hr. 30 min.
Ennis 1 hr. 15 min.
Kilrush 30 min.
Tarbert - Killimer Ferry 45 min.
Kilkee 15 min.
Doolin 1 hr. 45 min.
Cliffs of Moher 1 hr. 30 min.
Lahinch 1 hour
Galway 2 hrs. 15 min.
Note: Always leave extra time. Check-in is 30 minutes before departure.